Staff Profile: Bob Smith

We have another staff profile! Today, we feature Bob Smith! -What do you do at Western? I am the program chair and primary instructor for the Fire Protection Technician associate’s degree program. In addition to teaching degree seeking students, I occasionally work with local industry and volunteer fire departments with training. I work primarily out […]

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Western Unveils New Veteran Military Center

Western Technical College unveiled today a new Veteran Military Center on the downtown La Crosse campus. The 1,400-square-foot center now serves as the central facility for veterans at Western, located between the Business Education Center and Academic Resource Center on Western’s La Crosse campus. The space includes a lounge area, meeting space, student resources, and […]

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Western Hosts Manufacturing Day Events

Western Technical College celebrated October as Manufacturing Month in Wisconsin with two special events on Wednesday, Oct. 24. Western’s Business and Industry Services hosted a manufacturing luncheon from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. that day. The event highlighted partnerships between local school districts and businesses, as well as showcased various student projects from the area. Tours of […]

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Collection Drive Aims To Help Neighbor

Western student Caitlyn Stevenson was looking for a way to be a good neighbor. As a member of Phi Theta Kappa, an honor society for two-year colleges, she and her team were tasked with creating a project that helped a local organization. They decided to assist in collecting donations for Catholic Charities’ Hospitality House, which […]

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Western Unveils Remodeled Wellness Center

Western Technical College unveiled its newly remodeled Wellness Center with a ribbon cutting and open house event on Tuesday, Oct. 23. The new space includes improved lighting, flooring, and fitness equipment. Following the ribbon cutting, Wellness Center staff provided tours of the facility. Door prizes, including a one-year membership, free massage session, and an unlimited […]

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Athletics Update: 10-23

Western Technical College’s volleyball team is heading into he final stretch of the regular season. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, the Cavaliers defeated Anoka-Ramsey CC in straight sets (25-14, 25-16, 25-17). No stats were provided for Western’s athletes. Two days later, Western fell to St. Cloud Technical CC in three sets (25-18. 25-20, 25-22). Jamie Shultz […]

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Staff Profile: Niall Kader

We have another staff profile! Today, we feature Niall Kader! He recently received an email from a former student: “It is easy to see that you give your all in each of your classes and have a genuine interest in the success of each of your students.” -What do you do on campus? I teach […]

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